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Alpha School Artists

Our students had an exhibition of their art work at the Jackson library for the month of March.  We were told that the viewers loved it.  In May our students’ art will again be exhibited at the Lakewood Library.  If you can, please stop by to see it.  You will really be impressed by the creativity of […]

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Occupational Therapy Salad Bar Program

Judi Hall, one of our occupational therapists started a very creative and innovative program for some of our students. She takes our students shopping at the Jackson Stop and Shop every Tuesday so that they can shop for the ingredients for our weekly salad bar. Each student has a list of what they need to […]

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Elks Bike Donation

On January 24th at 7pm the Brick Elks along with  Ambucs  presented a therapeutic bike to Gavin and his family.  Gavin is a student at the Alpha School in Jackson.  This specially outfitted bike will allow Gavin to ride a bike in his neighborhood and to improve his gross motor skills.  His physical therapist from Alpha, Beth […]

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Hunger Challenge

Students Hunger Challenge Congratulations to all our students, staff and families for another wonderful and successful year for our Students Change Hunger Challenge.  Since the start of SCH (12 years ago) Alpha School has won the Division 1 Award for very year for the past 10 years and we have been honored to receive the Special […]

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Blessing bags from Alpha School

Alpha School was on News12! Blessing Bag Brigade 2019 The students of Alpha School’s Career Education classes have been volunteering with The Blessing Bag Brigade for the last three years.  Kevin Garrison, who established The Blessing Bag Brigade has been dropping off necessities for the homeless for our students to sort and put in bags so he can […]

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Special Olympic Bowling, Alpha School

Special Olympics Bowling The Alpha School Special Olympic Bowling Team had their first tournament on Saturday, January, 11th at Ocean Lanes in Lakewood.  They have been practicing with their coaches, Mrs. Moore and Mrs. Wiggins for weeks.  They had a celebration lunch the day before the event with pizza and cake.  The event on Saturday […]

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Santa Visits Alpha School

Santa came to Alpha School on Thursday, December 20th.  He arrived in the morning and spent a few hours visiting with us.  Santa got some help from the firefighters at Jackson FMBA Local 86 in Jackson.  They helped by giving Santa $500 to help his elves up at the North Pole with presents for our […]

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christmas show

Alpha School Holiday Show Alpha School students and staff have been very busy preparing for their annual Holiday Show.  They had Dress Rehearsal the day before the shows so that all the students and staff could watch each other perform.  All that practice really paid off.  Every class did a great job.  There were some […]

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Holiday Express Visits Alpha School

Alpha School once again had the honor of having Holiday Express visit our school.  The volunteers brought lunch for all the students and staff.  Then we went down to the gym for a dance party in the gym.  There were musicians and signers there to provide entertainment for all of us.  We had a whole […]

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Alpha School Students on a Roll!!!

Each year students from Alpha School participate in the Special Olympics of New Jersey in a number of events including bowling. In preparation for the event later in the year students attend Howell Lanes to hone their bowling skills. Below you can see some of our kids in action. This group in particular are students […]

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